Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "Tomato"

    Dangote tomato factory to resume production in February

Dangote tomato factory to resume production in February

The Dangote tomato processing factory in Kadawa, Kura local government area of Kano state, is to resume production in February.The company, which began production in February 2016, had to suspend operations due to shortage of raw materials.Abdulladir Kaita, managing director of the company, disclosed this in an interview with the NAN on Tuesday in Kano.He added that preparation for production to [...]

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    HURRAY! Tomato price crashes from N25,000 to N800 per basket

HURRAY! Tomato price crashes from N25,000 to N800 per basket

A small basket of tomato, which sold for N25,000 in May, is now going for N800 in Kaduna. And, no, it is not a joke.It had been all anger and pain for households as the price of tomatoes hit the roof across the country as a result of scarcity caused by tuta absoluta, also known as "tomato ebola".This affected the crop in [...]

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    FG braces up as ‘Tomato ebola’ spreads across 6 states

FG braces up as ‘Tomato ebola’ spreads across 6 states

The federal government has identified six states – Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Plateau and Lagos – where the pest, tuta absoluta, also known as ‘tomato ebola’, has ravaged the production of  the staple.Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture and rural development, said this during a press briefing in Abuja, disclosing that the government was making efforts to contain the outbreak.He added that [...]

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    Erisco asks FG to release forex to end tomato scarcity

Erisco asks FG to release forex to end tomato scarcity

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September 24, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45480.18420.32
LAGOS360485425
KANO361483423
PH362482423
ABUJA362481423
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